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Tuesday Tool Tip: Keep your eye on the size. | When you're building projects with dimensional lumber (2x4s, etc.), remember that the actual size of a board is always smaller than its "nominal" (stated) size. You can use this chart with common board sizes as a reference for your next project.
Dining al fresco season is just around the corner (we hope!), and now's the time to ready your outdoor room for guests with our DIY picnic table instructions. | Illustration: Gregory Nemec | thisoldhouse.com